concern us all, particularly health and education. mothers everywhere want their children to be educated, to grow up healthy and safe, and to have better opportunities as adults. research shows that when you educate and empower women, you improve nearly every other aspect of society, and as the great egyptian poet said, when you educate a woman, you create a nation. i look forward to working with the ambassador aren't women's health issues, particularly maternal health, educating women during pregnancy and childbirth is an opportunity to discuss newborn care, nutrition, and the importance of hand washing to prevent disease. it is also chance to offer screenings such as hiv aids and breast cancer. each year, more than 1 million people worldwide are diagnosed with breast cancer.